Events in Antebellum Catholic history–religious

Political Social Intellectual

New England (ME-NH-VT-RI-CT-MA)

Burning of Charlestown Convent

Atlantic (NY-NJ-PA-DE-MD-WV-DC)

Trusteeism controversy * Christian Brothers arrive * Sisters of Mercy founded * Paulists founded * Oblate Sisters of Providence founded * First plenary council of Baltimore * Missionaries depart for Liberia


United States Catholic Miscellany published

Great Lakes (OH-MI-WI-IL-IN)

Purcell-Campbell Debate * Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary founded



Mountain West (MT-ID-WY-CO-UT-NV)


Pacific Northwest (WA-OR-AK)


Southwest (TX-CA-AZ-NM-HI)

Secularization of California missions * Incarnate Word sisters found convent